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Overcoming C-band Satellite Interference

by Douglas Chun, Norsat International C-band on the Rise Satellite services are being severely disrupted by interference from new Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) networks operating in the C-band frequencies from 3.4-4.2 GHz. Traditionally, this range of C-band is used for satellite services, radar, and microwave links; however, with the terrestrial wireless industry’s planned introduction of […]

BUC and SSPA SWaP Considerations for Communications on the Move

by Daniel Lopez, Product Manager, Norsat International Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) are the three most critical physical attributes which Block Upconverter (BUC) and Solid State Power Amplifier (SSPA) designs must address in Satellite Communications on the Move (COTM) systems. Minimizing size and weight while maximizing power are competing aims, and optimizing this balance is […]